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A.S. Senate Votes Against Divestment Through Secret Ballot

The early morning vote came down to 10 yeses, 14 noes and 0 abstentions.
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AFSCME Workers Strike Against UC, Protest Unfair Labor Practices

AFSCME, which represents the largest number of UC workers, alleges that the UC violated state labor laws.
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A.S. Senate To Discuss Divestment Resolution Tonight

UCSB is the only UC student government that has not passed a resolution to divest.
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Union Alleges Harassment in Unfair Practice Charge Against UC

The University of California’s largest employee union filed charges against the UC system last week for allegedly intimidating and harassing its workers during strikes over the last six months, acco...
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Union Employees Strike Amidst Contract Negotiations

Throughout the day, waves of union employees marched through campus with chants.
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Two UC Unions To Strike Next Week, UCOP Calls Decisions to Strike “Unfortunate”

Next week’s strike was initially prompted by UPTE, which represents around 13,000 employees; AFSCME, which represents over 25,000 workers across the UC system, is striking in solidarity.
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UC Regents Table Non-Resident Tuition Increase

The Board of Regents plans to reconsider the tuition hike at their next meeting in May.
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Summer Cal Grant Bill Reintroduced to the State Legislature

SB 461 will provide up to nine units of aid per session to students eligible for Cal Grant.
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UC Will Not Raise In-State Tuition

This decision comes following California Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget plan.
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UCOP Deems Collegiate Free Speech Executive Order Unnecessary

President Trump spoke at CPAC, where he discussed the executive order.
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UC Walks Aways from Elsevier Negotiations

UC’s past contract with Elsevier set them back $11 million per year.
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Union Workers Protest UCPath Implementation, Payment Issues

Throughout the protest, several speakers took the floor to discuss their frustrations with UCPath as well as with the path to achieving restitution.
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UCPath System Outage To Occur Due to Integration of Other UC Campuses

The integration of UCPath into three other UC campuses will require a two-week system outage in March.
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UC Will Offer Additional Payment to Those Affected by UCPath

UCPath has caused disruptions across the UC system since its implementation in Fall Quarter 2018.
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UC Freshman Applicant Numbers Decline Systemwide

Although freshman applications to UCSB declined this year, Przekop is optimistic for the class of 2023.
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